Risk Management

Insurance Carrier Recommendations

Insurance Carrier Recommendations

Insurance carriers play an active role in risk management, often assigning risk managers to inspect organizations’ facilities and work areas. If any issues are found during these inspections, the insurance carrier may provide recommendations that the organization must follow in order to maintain coverage and avoid higher insurance premiums. If your organization has an upcoming …

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COVID-19 Vaccine Considerations

COVID-19 Vaccine Considerations

The prospect of a COVID-19 vaccine is exciting, but it also presents challenges for employers like you. Specifically, you may be considering whether vaccinations should be encouraged or mandated for your staff. The answer to this question depends on the unique aspects of your organization and its operations. And although there’s currently no federal law …

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Jeff Chronister-Construction Industry Changes

Construction Industry Changes Require Dynamic Risk Management

Owning and operating a construction company in today’s world is remarkably challenging,” said Jeff Chronister, Accredited Advisor of Insurance (AAI) with Ollis/Akers/Arney. He cites aggressive competition, rapidly changing economic conditions, limited labor force and the evolving expectations of employees over the past few decades. “Owners have to wear multiple hats. Sometimes they have to be …

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Staff Client Education Key to Success

Staff, Client Education Key to Success

“Frankly, I think education is the biggest thing we do,” says Jeff Eiserman, Certified Insurance Counselor working in Property and Casualty with Ollis/Akers/Arney Insurance and Business Advisors. “People come to us because insurance is really complicated, and they need good expert advice.” One of the biggest costs for some employers is workers’ compensation. “On an …

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Mentor Relationship Leads to Customer Service Legacy

Mentor Relationship Leads to Customer Service Legacy

For three of the last four years an Ollis/ Akers/Arney Insurance & Business Advisors commercial risk account manager has won the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research Outstanding Customer Service Award. Robin Talty (2017), Beth Kensinger (2019), and Ashlae Cook (2020) were each recognized for demonstrating outstanding service and professionalism within the insurance community …

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Coronavirus Update

How Is the Insurance Market Place Reacting to COVID-19 and Our Current Economy?

As we move into fall, our battle with COVID-19 continues. August brought Greene County an increase in new cases. Our seven-day rolling average increased from 35 cases per day in July to 88 cases per day throughout August, culminating in 143 reported cases on August 27. The largest number of cases are attributed to people …

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Calling All Restaurant Owners

Calling All Restaurant Owners

Calling all Restaurant Owners! Many things have changed in the last few months. Not just in the way of business but also with our place in the world. We find ourselves quickly wondering what the future will look like, both as business owners and as human beings. It goes without saying that, if you own …

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